Established in 2014 by an IU Business School alumnus to honor IU Department of Biology faculty member, George M. Malacinski. While this student was earning his MBA, Professor Malacinski hired him to work as a budget analyst for a project Malacinski had undertaken. The first award was bestowed in 2016.
2023 Malacinski Scholar: Sui Par
Sui is a sophomore on the pre-medical track pursuing a biology degree with a public health minor. She is an undergraduate teaching assistant for Associate Professor Yean Chooi’s BIOL-L104 class. Sui also participates in the Chin Language Research Project. She is a Cox Scholar, Groups Scholar, and an Honor Student and has been on the Executive Dean's List for three semesters in a row and a Founders Scholar for two consecutive years. After receiving her bachelor’s degree, she plans to continue her education through medical school with hopes to one day become an emergency physician.